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Monthly Archives: February 2020

 

Francine Campone

February 29th, 2020

Francine Campone was born in Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s and lived in New York City until 1992. Her grandparents—a seamstress and a tailor—taught her how to sew, and her mother taught her how to knit. She used these early lessons in the intended utilitarian ways until, a few years ago, she encountered Debbie New’s Unexpected Knitting. That introduction, followed by Knitting Art, by Karen Searle and Experimental Textiles, by Kim Thittichai, opened her eyes to new possibilities for stitch. Campone is on a self-directed journey of learning in this new arena, through workshops, studying the... Read More

Invisible Horizons and Doble Sentido

February 29th, 2020

On March 6th, a pair of highly anticipated exhibitions will be premiering at the William Havu Gallery. With its extensive artist list and decades of history showing the latest trends in abstraction and realism, the Havu gallery is one of Denver’s top tier art venues. Next week, you can see a group show featuring Sushe Felix, Tracy Felix, and Max Lehman titled, Invisible Horizons. Concurrently, on the mezzanine, will be a show for Mo’Print 2020 titled, Doble Sentido. This solo exhibition features a collection of vibrant works from artist Tony Ortega. Sushe Felix is a Denver based fine... Read More

5 Best Weekend Events 02/28

February 28th, 2020

1. Winter Craft Beer Festival at Balch Fieldhouse 02/29 Tickets start at $45 In conjunction with the Colorado Brewers Guild, the Winter Craft Beer festival is meant to break up the monotony of winter with some local, favorite brews. The event include unlimited Samples, a souvenir pint glass, food, music & fun surprises! 2. Travel Expo 2020 at Colorado Springs Marriott 02/29 Tickets are $6 for AAA members, $8 for everyone else The travel expo includes everything you could need for your travels, including booths from travel exhibitors, tips and tricks from travel experts, and the opportunity... Read More

Bracketology: Ten Huge Mistakes

February 28th, 2020

March is around the corner, and with that comes the NCAA Basketball Tournament and the chance of finally winning your office pool.  You’ve watched numerous games, analyzed teams, and narrowed it down to a dozen possibilities and a couple of favorites.  All you need now is your bracket and the matchups. And yet, year after year, your bracket sheet is filled with more bad picks crossed off by black sharpies than good one’s highlighted by, well, a highlighter. Here are ten mistakes to avoid when it’s time to make your picks again this March. Don’t pay attention to the Conference Tournaments.... Read More

About Pacific Frost, A Sweet Cannabis Strain

February 27th, 2020

The Pacific Frost cannabis strain is an indica-dominant hybrid. This bud is brought to us by the breeding masters at California. In terms of its lineage, as its name lets on, Pacific Frost Strain was created by crossing Pacific OG and Frosty marijuana strains. The plant is a beauty to look at, as the name suggests it has frosty green buds to complement it the buds are covered in white crystal trichomes. It has a sweet flavour profile with notes of grape and berry. The aroma has a similar sweet undertone. The strain is known for its medical benefits. Patients who have used Pacific Frost find that... Read More

When is it Tune Time? 3 Things to Look Out for in Your Snow Gear

February 27th, 2020

Just like your car or your bike, your snow gear could use a little bit of a tune up from time to time. Sure, it’s easy to just ride your skis or snowboard every day all winter with little regard to how they’re holding up, but just a little bit of attention and tuning goes a long way towards keeping your gear performing well. Proper tuning will actually extend the life of your favorite skis or board so that you can keep enjoying them on the slopes. But how do you know if your skis or snowboard need a tune up? Here are some tips and tricks to help you keep an eye on how your equipment is doing... Read More

Faces of Denver–Dave Ashton

February 26th, 2020
Dave Ashton

KGNU radio station has been on the air in Colorado since the early 1970’s. Dave Ashton has graced those airwaves for the past 12 years. Originally from Indiana, Ashton got into music as a child. He saved up to buy his first record of Grandmaster Flash at eight years old. His parents, being a librarian and a school teacher, both encouraged his interest in hip hop and lyrical rap because of the fascination for word play. Ashton moved to Colorado in grade school, attended college in St. Paul, MN., then worked at Think Skateboards in San Francisco and a hot dog stand in Chicago. After all the traveling... Read More

Secrets of the Universe

February 26th, 2020

There’s a deep vein of eroticism that ties together Marc Acito’s new play that’s running at the Aurora Fox Arts Center. None of the characters actually have sex during the (inter)course of the play, but if you define “eroticism” as “the energy of creativity and connection,” then all of the characters are neck-deep in it. The story told on stage is the true-but-little-known episode of 1930’s American history where Albert Einstein (yes, *the* Einstein) hosts famed vocalist Marian Anderson in his home because hotels were unwilling to offer lodging to African-Americans. Supporting the... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Alien Dutchess

February 25th, 2020

A Cresco Lab creation designed to lull the user into a deep meditative state prior to providing an intense and potent euphoric trip. Alien Dutchess is a refined cross between Alien OG and Dutch Treat Haze. Many users report that the strain smells of pine and lemon, with a splendid spicy aroma to finish the ordeal. Upon consuming the strain, citrus becomes unmistakably present, along with earthy undertones that seal the deal on a flavourful masterpiece. Common users of Alien Dutchess are those who struggle to gain weight due to some sort of physical or mental hardship such as anorexia or severe... Read More

Lost and Found Pets in Colorado

February 23rd, 2020

The Lost Pets Boulder Facebook page frequently updates with lost and found pets in the metro area. Here’s a roundup of the top posts from this week–keep an eye out for any of these animals!    Read More